Ejection Inspection, Week Three, Part One: Chicago Cubs LF Kyle Schwarber Goes Nuts

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Welcome to Week Three of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules of the column are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment rating of one to five […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week Three, Part Two: Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Royals Brawl

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This is Ejection Inspection, Week Three, Part Two.  Ejections 9-16 are covered here, while ejections 1-8 were covered in Part One. There were a whopping 16 ejections in Week Three – more than Week One and Week Two combined.  Four were players, one was a player on the injured list, three were coaches, and eight were […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week Two: Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds Brawl Gets Five Tossed

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Welcome to Week Two of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules of the column are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment rating of one to five […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week One: Ron Kulpa Angers Houston Astros

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Welcome to Week One of Ejection Inspection! This will appear every Thursday throughout the season. It will track all ejections from the previous week of games, running from Thursday to Wednesday. Unless it is something automatic, it will also list whether the author – a former player, umpire, and coach – understands why the ejected […] READ MORE